What happens if I plead not guilty?
A not guilty plea denies the charge and none of your constitutional rights are waived unless you expressly wish to do so. You are presumed innocent, and the prosecution must prove your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at a subsequent trial. The next hearing will be a pretrial and trial-setting conference.

You and your lawyer, if you have one, are required to be present. At this hearing, pretrial motions and a trial date are set. Information about all the evidence in the case and witness names will be exchanged. If at any stage you waived your right to a jury trial, you or your attorney will receive a notice of your non-jury trial.

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1. I have a case in collection, what do I do?
2. Who do I contact about compliance monitoring?
3. What if I have more than one ticket?
4. What should I wear and how should I act in court?
5. What is an arraignment?
6. What are my constitutional rights?
7. Should I talk to a lawyer before entering a plea?
8. How do I obtain a lawyer if I cannot afford one?
9. What happens if I plead guilty?
10. What happens if I plead not guilty?
11. How do I obtain a continuance?
12. What happens if I am sentenced to jail?
13. What must I do if I can't pay my entire fine today?
14. What happens if I fail to appear in court?
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